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Keady Road outside Castleblayney closed following fatal RTC

The main Keady Road, outside Castleblayney in Co Monaghan, has been closed following a fatal traffic collision earlier today.

One man has died in the crash, understood to have happened on Muckno Street, on the edge of the town, shortly after lunchtime on Friday.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area as the road will remain closed for some time.

Diversions are in place with traffic travelling from the south from Keady being diverted by Oram and traffic travelling from Dundalk to Keady also being diverted by Oram.

The AA Roadwatch also reported the Keady Rd (R181) is closed until further notice just outside Castleblayney following a collision earlier today. Diversions are in place via Annyalla.

There are no further details at this stage.

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